10 cybersecurity stories in 2019 that make us feel less secure

10 cybersecurity stories in 2019 that make us feel less secure

2019 is almost over. On many levels, it has been a memorable year; technology continued to show its prowess and agility, especially given the number…

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Terrifying Camera App Flaw Left Millions of Android Phones Vulnerable to Spying

Terrifying Camera App Flaw Left Millions of Android Phones Vulnerable to Spying

Even if you’re diligent about app permissions, sometimes you just can’t predict how or when a bad actor will abuse them. This time around, a…

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Facebook bug shows camera activated in background during app use

Facebook bug shows camera activated in background during app use

When you’re scrolling through Facebook’s app, the social network could be using your camera, concerned users have found. Multiple people have found and reported that their iPhone cameras were…

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A new IOT botnet is infecting Android-based set-top boxes

A new IOT botnet is infecting Android-based set-top boxes

A new IoT botnet named Ares is infecting Android-based devices that have left a debug port exposed on the Internet. Among this botnet’s most common…

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Hacker Uses Porn To Lure Victims to Download Android Ransomware

Hacker Uses Porn To Lure Victims to Download Android Ransomware

A hacker has been using links to a porn app to trick users into installing a new Android ransomware strain. The ransomware, dubbed “Android/Filecoder.C” has been circulating…

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WhatsApp is about to get a huge upgrade that’ll let you use the same account across platforms

WhatsApp is about to get a huge upgrade that’ll let you use the same account across platforms

A big leak has revealed that Facebook is working on a new WhatsApp experience which will let you use the same account to multiple phones,…

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Fake PornHub And Google Android Apps Are Actually ‘Russian Spy Tools’

Fake PornHub And Google Android Apps Are Actually ‘Russian Spy Tools’

Android spyware allegedly created by one of the Russian government’s go-to surveillance providers has been discovered. And it’s hiding in fake apps that look just…

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Flaws in Telegram & WhatsApp on Android Put Data at Risk

Flaws in Telegram & WhatsApp on Android Put Data at Risk

App settings combined with Android behavior can put data integrity at risk for WhatsApp and Telegram users. WhatsApp and Telegram are personal messaging apps that…

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Is Your WhatsApp Being Weird? You May Need to Check For Hidden Malware

Is Your WhatsApp Being Weird? You May Need to Check For Hidden Malware

With over 2.5 billion monthly active users that have accumulated since its fruition, Android has seen massive growth over the last 10 years. With so…

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25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

As many as 25 million Android phones have been hit with malware that replaces installed apps like WhatsApp with evil versions that serve up adverts,…

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